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Ethan Allen Express


New York City - Rutland - Burlington

The Ethan Allen Express service by Amtrak connects New York City with Burlington, Vermont via Rutland, offering a scenic journey through the picturesque landscapes of Upstate New York and the Green Mountains of Vermont. Admire the beauty of the Hudson River Valley, charming small towns, and vibrant fall foliage.

Relax in comfortable seating and enjoy amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi and power outlets. Immerse yourself in the charm and natural splendor of New England with the Ethan Allen Express service.

8 hours

Trip Time

310 mi (500 km)

Trip Length



Route Highlights

New York City, New York: Departing from the pulsating heart of Manhattan, the Ethan Allen Express begins in Penn Station. This cosmopolitan city offers endless opportunities for culture, dining, shopping, and entertainment, from Broadway to Central Park.

Yonkers, New York: A brief stop in Yonkers reveals a city balancing urban vitality with natural beauty. The renowned Hudson River Museum and the nearby Untermyer Gardens offer cultural enrichment and tranquility.

Hudson River Valley, New York: As the train heads north, passengers are treated to panoramic views of the Hudson River Valley. The majestic river, framed by the Catskill Mountains, provides a serene backdrop with historical lighthouses and estates dotting the landscape.

Croton-Harmon, New York: This region's impressive views of the Hudson River give way to charming towns like Croton-on-Hudson, where history and nature enthusiasts can explore the historic Van Cortlandt Manor and Croton Point Park.

Poughkeepsie, New York: Home to the prestigious Vassar College and the Culinary Institute of America, Poughkeepsie offers culinary delights and cultural treasures like the Walkway Over the Hudson, the world's longest elevated pedestrian bridge.

Hudson, New York: This city is a haven for artists, antique lovers, and foodies. Historic architecture and an eclectic arts scene create a unique blend of charm and creativity.

Albany-Rensselaer, New York: Albany, the state capital, offers a mix of governmental grandeur and architectural splendor. From the Empire State Plaza to the New York State Museum, there's something for history buffs and modern art enthusiasts alike.

Saratoga Springs, New York: Famous for its historic mineral springs and horse racing, Saratoga Springs is also home to beautiful parks and a thriving arts community, including the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Fort Edward, New York: The train passes through the historic area of Fort Edward, rich in Revolutionary War history. Nearby, the Old Fort House Museum stands as a testament to the region's colonial past.

Lake George, New York: Though not a stop on the route, passengers can glimpse the stunning Lake George, known as the "Queen of American Lakes," surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains.

Rutland, Vermont: As the train moves into Vermont, Rutland welcomes visitors with its vibrant downtown and the nearby beauty of the Green Mountains. Don't miss the Norman Rockwell Museum, dedicated to one of America's most beloved artists.

Middlebury, Vermont: A stop in Middlebury offers access to Middlebury College, the Henry Sheldon Museum, and the stunning Otter Creek Falls. The town's blend of academia, history, and nature provides a delightful exploration.

Burlington, Vermont: The journey concludes in the lakeside city of Burlington, with its lively Church Street Marketplace and breathtaking views of Lake Champlain. The city’s blend of outdoor recreation, culinary experiences, and vibrant arts scene is unforgettable.


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